Cibola Archaeological Research Project (CARP)


This NSF-funded research project was directed by Patty Jo Watson, Steven LeBlanc, and Charles Redman. In the summers of 1972 and 1973 it accomplished survey and excavation in the El Morro Valley of New Mexico.

Cite this Record

Cibola Archaeological Research Project (CARP). ( tDAR id: 2420) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8KD20BB

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Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 1225 to 1350 (Based on Tree RIng Dates)

Spatial Coverage

min long: -108.476; min lat: 35.031 ; max long: -108.236; max lat: 35.174 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Principal Investigator(s): Steven LeBlanc; Patty Jo Watson; Charles Redman

Sponsor(s): National Science Foundation

Repository(s): Arizona State University (ASU)

Prepared By(s): Washington University

Source Collections

Artifact collections and paper archive is located at Arizona State University.

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Resources Inside this Project (Viewing 1-29 of 29)


  1. CARP Coding Sheet for Macrobotanical Database (2016)
  2. CARP Coding Sheet for Plant Sample Master List (2016)
  3. CARP Fauna Coding Key (2007)
  4. CARP: Notes on the Typing of Slipped Ceramics 7/26/83 (1983)
  5. The Cibola Archaeological Research Project: Procedures and Results (1972 Season) (1972)
  6. Cibola Corrugated: A Proposed New Pottery Type from the Southwest (1975)
  7. Patterns of Prehistoric Settlement in the El Morro Valley, New Mexico (1973)
  8. Prehistoric Settlement and Adaptation in the Ramah Valley, New Mexico (1973)
  9. A Temporal Perspective on Late Prehistoric Societies in the Western Cibola Area: Factor Analytic Approches to Short-term Chronological Investigation (1974)


  1. CARP Ceramic Database (Slipped Ceramics, Excav & Survey) (2016)
  2. CARP Ceramic Database (Utility, Excavation) (2017)
  3. CARP Fauna (2007)
  4. CARP Macrobotanical Database (2016)
  5. CARP Master Sample Sheet for Macrobotanical Database (2016)

Coding Sheets

  1. CARP Fauna Bone Artifacts (2010)
  2. CARP Fauna Burning
  3. CARP Fauna Butchering (2009)
  4. CARP Fauna Completeness (Condition) (2009)
  5. CARP Fauna Dorsal-Ventral (2009)
  6. CARP Fauna Element (2012)
  7. CARP Fauna Fusion (2009)
  8. CARP Fauna Gnawing (2009)
  9. CARP Fauna Natural Modification (2012)
  10. CARP Fauna Origin of Fragmentation
  11. CARP Fauna Proximal-Distal (2009)
  12. CARP Fauna Side or Symmetry
  13. CARP Fauna Species Scientifc (Common) (2009)
  14. CARP Time Period (2014)
  15. Kintigh Projects: Context Identity Coding Sheet (2014)